The Truth About Cars » audi a4 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Tue, 03 May 2016 13:00:13 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Ask Bark: Buyback is a Bitch http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/barks-bites-buyback-bitch/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/barks-bites-buyback-bitch/#comments Tue, 26 Apr 2016 14:30:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1331466 Andre writes: Bark, I’ve lurked on TTAC for around eight months and just registered to ask for a recommendation. (Thanks! —Bark) My daily driver is a 2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI, and it’s likely I’ll be taking the buyback option on the vehicle based on the agreement-in-principle between VW and the government on the “defeat device.” It’s been a […]

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Andre writes: Bark, I’ve lurked on TTAC for around eight months and just registered to ask for a recommendation. (Thanks! —Bark) My daily driver is a 2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI, and it’s likely I’ll be taking the buyback option on the vehicle based on the agreement-in-principle between VW and the government on the “defeat device.” It’s been a […]

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Ask Bark: What Should I Buy For My First Whip? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ask-bark-buy-first-whip/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ask-bark-buy-first-whip/#comments Thu, 28 Jan 2016 15:00:56 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1274017 Ask Bark? is picking up steam like a train on the island of Sodor, man! Thanks for all of your questions after last week’s installment, as well as the great advice you gave our friend, Josh. However, be warned — Bark will not be punked like the author of “Ask Amy” was this week. Don’t write […]

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Ask Bark? is picking up steam like a train on the island of Sodor, man! Thanks for all of your questions after last week’s installment, as well as the great advice you gave our friend, Josh. However, be warned — Bark will not be punked like the author of “Ask Amy” was this week. Don’t write […]

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TTAC News Round-up: 2016 Detroit Auto Show Preview, VW’s Müller to Attend NAIAS, and Dealers Force Infiniti QX30 Name Change http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-2016-detroit-auto-show-preview/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-2016-detroit-auto-show-preview/#comments Sat, 09 Jan 2016 17:01:37 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1260633 This Saturday is the calm before the storm. While the Los Angeles Auto Show is the opening act of the North American auto show season, Detroit is the main event. Here’s what to expect at the 2016 North American International Auto Show, which begins this Monday. That, Herr Müller is planning on visiting Detroit and U.S. […]

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This Saturday is the calm before the storm. While the Los Angeles Auto Show is the opening act of the North American auto show season, Detroit is the main event. Here’s what to expect at the 2016 North American International Auto Show, which begins this Monday. That, Herr Müller is planning on visiting Detroit and U.S. […]

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Doug Drives: Has Audi Given Up On Making Cars? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/audi-given-making-cars/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/audi-given-making-cars/#comments Wed, 30 Dec 2015 14:00:51 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1252897 I was driving along the other day, and I found myself behind an Audi A6. A new Audi A6. A brand-new, midsize, luxurious Audi A6 sedan. And I thought to myself: When was the last time I saw one of these things? This wasn’t always the case. Back in the late 1990s and early 2000s, […]

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I was driving along the other day, and I found myself behind an Audi A6. A new Audi A6. A brand-new, midsize, luxurious Audi A6 sedan. And I thought to myself: When was the last time I saw one of these things? This wasn’t always the case. Back in the late 1990s and early 2000s, […]

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New or Used?: German Car Lover Wants Germanic German From Germany http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/new-used-german-car-lover-wants-germanic-german-germany/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/new-used-german-car-lover-wants-germanic-german-germany/#comments Tue, 24 Nov 2015 14:00:18 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1223785 TTAC commentator tedward writes: Hey Steejeev, I thought I’d finally throw my hat into the ring as my wife and I are on the hunt for a second family car. We currently own a ’91 BMW 318is and a ’13 Volkswagen Jetta Sportwagen 2.5 — both manual, of course. In our previous lives as NYC residents, […]

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TTAC commentator tedward writes: Hey Steejeev, I thought I’d finally throw my hat into the ring as my wife and I are on the hunt for a second family car. We currently own a ’91 BMW 318is and a ’13 Volkswagen Jetta Sportwagen 2.5 — both manual, of course. In our previous lives as NYC residents, […]

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Hammer Time: Can A 1994 Dodge Viper Bite You In The Ass? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/hammer-time-can-1994-dodge-viper-bite-ass/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/hammer-time-can-1994-dodge-viper-bite-ass/#comments Thu, 10 Sep 2015 13:00:58 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1161682 Monday morning. Auction time. I have 116 vehicles in front of me and a 21-year-old supercar that’s making me think back to the days when truck engines in car bodies were still all the rage. This 1994 Dodge Viper is a bit different than most of those you don’t see on the road these days. For starters, […]

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Monday morning. Auction time. I have 116 vehicles in front of me and a 21-year-old supercar that’s making me think back to the days when truck engines in car bodies were still all the rage. This 1994 Dodge Viper is a bit different than most of those you don’t see on the road these days. For starters, […]

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An Audi A Day, At Fifty-Nine Bucks: Silvercar For Dummies http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/01/audi-day-fifty-nine-bucks-silvercar-dummies/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/01/audi-day-fifty-nine-bucks-silvercar-dummies/#comments Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:30:12 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=990450 From now until the end of February, visitors to eight major markets in the United States will be able to rent a 2014 or 2015 Audi A4 2.0T Quattro for fifty-nine dollars a day. If you drive through an automated tollbooth with the car, you’ll be charged the actual amount of the toll charge. If […]

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From now until the end of February, visitors to eight major markets in the United States will be able to rent a 2014 or 2015 Audi A4 2.0T Quattro for fifty-nine dollars a day. If you drive through an automated tollbooth with the car, you’ll be charged the actual amount of the toll charge. If […]

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Audi USA Sold More A3s Than A4s In October 2014 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/11/audi-usa-sold-a3s-a4s-october-2014/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/11/audi-usa-sold-a3s-a4s-october-2014/#comments Sun, 23 Nov 2014 13:41:26 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=948681 Are times changing, or was October nothing more than an optimal arranging of circumstances in favour of Audi’s smallest sedan? Audi USA sold more A3s than A4 sedans in October 2014, a serious shift from a year ago when the old A3 hatchback was dead and Audi sold 3040 A4s. Before we assume this will […]

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Are times changing, or was October nothing more than an optimal arranging of circumstances in favour of Audi’s smallest sedan? Audi USA sold more A3s than A4 sedans in October 2014, a serious shift from a year ago when the old A3 hatchback was dead and Audi sold 3040 A4s. Before we assume this will […]

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Bloomberg Buries The Lede: Cadillac Puff Piece Can’t Hide ATS Incentive Spending, Lagging Sales http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/04/bloomberg-buries-the-lede-cadillac-puff-piece-cant-hide-ats-incentive-spending-lagging-sales/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/04/bloomberg-buries-the-lede-cadillac-puff-piece-cant-hide-ats-incentive-spending-lagging-sales/#comments Tue, 09 Apr 2013 14:59:11 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=484124 TTAC readers looking for a more pro-GM news source may want to check out Bloomberg for their next dose of pro-GM news. A story on Cadillac’s revived fortunes contains all kinds of enthusiastic copy and positive quotes, but still manages to bury the lede way down at the bottom of the story. Take this quote […]

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TTAC readers looking for a more pro-GM news source may want to check out Bloomberg for their next dose of pro-GM news. A story on Cadillac’s revived fortunes contains all kinds of enthusiastic copy and positive quotes, but still manages to bury the lede way down at the bottom of the story. Take this quote […]

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BMW, Audi Ready Entry-Level Diesels http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/bmw-audi-ready-entry-level-diesels/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/bmw-audi-ready-entry-level-diesels/#comments Fri, 15 Mar 2013 16:14:34 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=481380 Fans of the old BMW 335d won’t have to wait much longer for an all-new 3-Series diesel. On the other hand, Audi lovers will have to sit tight for an A4 diesel. The next generation A4 will herald the fifth TDI in Audi’s lineup, when it launches with a 2.0L diesel engine for the 2015 […]

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Fans of the old BMW 335d won’t have to wait much longer for an all-new 3-Series diesel. On the other hand, Audi lovers will have to sit tight for an A4 diesel. The next generation A4 will herald the fifth TDI in Audi’s lineup, when it launches with a 2.0L diesel engine for the 2015 […]

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Review: 2013 Cadillac ATS http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/review-2013-cadillac-ats/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/review-2013-cadillac-ats/#comments Mon, 23 Jul 2012 15:13:31 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=453789 Size and weight are a big part of GM’s DNA. They beat Ford not with a frontal assault on the Model T but by offering a larger, heavier, flashier car. They thought they could do the same to BMW. But, even as the Bavarians packed on the inches and pounds, car buyers “in the know” […]

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Size and weight are a big part of GM’s DNA. They beat Ford not with a frontal assault on the Model T but by offering a larger, heavier, flashier car. They thought they could do the same to BMW. But, even as the Bavarians packed on the inches and pounds, car buyers “in the know” […]

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2013 Audi A3 To Only Come In Sedan Form For U.S Market http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/2013-audi-a3-to-only-come-in-sedan-form-for-u-s-market/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/2013-audi-a3-to-only-come-in-sedan-form-for-u-s-market/#comments Thu, 08 Mar 2012 19:57:00 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=434393 “We decided not to take it,” said Audi of America CEO Johan de Nysschen, regarding the Audi A3 hatchback. The Detroit Bureau quotes Audi’s head man in the USA stating that not only will we not get an A3 hatch, the sedan version won’t share a single body panel with the Euro two-box version. Our […]

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“We decided not to take it,” said Audi of America CEO Johan de Nysschen, regarding the Audi A3 hatchback. The Detroit Bureau quotes Audi’s head man in the USA stating that not only will we not get an A3 hatch, the sedan version won’t share a single body panel with the Euro two-box version. Our […]

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NAIAS: Audi Q3 And Facelifts http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/naias-audi-q3-and-facelifts/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/naias-audi-q3-and-facelifts/#comments Mon, 09 Jan 2012 20:05:51 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=425048 You’re looking at the Q3 Vail. Named in honor of a place where the self-important meet for a little apres-ski, the “Vail” features a butched-up body kit and all sorts of technical details that, let’s face it, have nothing to do with the Q3 your mom will end up asking you about leasing in six […]

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You’re looking at the Q3 Vail. Named in honor of a place where the self-important meet for a little apres-ski, the “Vail” features a butched-up body kit and all sorts of technical details that, let’s face it, have nothing to do with the Q3 your mom will end up asking you about leasing in six […]

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